Summer 2017

For a full list of events please click on the What's On link.


 crystal charms

Crystal Charms
Saturday 19th August 10.00 - 12.00

£5 per participant, tickets via Cambridge Live
Age: 10+ yrs, unfortunately we can't accommodate younger siblings

The Sedgwick Museum is not only home to rocks and fossils, we also have a dazzling array of minerals.

Come and learn more about these beautiful minerals and make your own mineral charm to take home. The workshop will be held in the Watson Gallery directly below the main entrance to the Museum.

 Colonel Carrot

The Adventures of Colonel Carrot
Wednesday 23rd August, 10.00 - 11.00 and 11.30-12.30
Free, booking via Eventbrite
Age: under 5s, children must be accompanied by an adult

Come and hear about the adventures of Colonel Carrot and his vegetable knights. Storyteller Marion Leeper tells adventure stories inspired by the drawings of Charles Darwin’s children. 

Eventbrite - The Adventures of Colonel Carrot

Don't forget to check out the full programme of summer events across the University of Cambridge Museums

Monday to Friday
10:00 to 13:00 & 14:00 to 17:00

10:00 to 16:00 



The UCM India Unboxed series continues with the puzzling story of the fiery meteorites which were cold to the touch when they fell to earth in northwest India 157 years ago.

This was the question we were asked by Kanta Kiyomoto a year 8 student at Cambridge International School. Kanta is studying various forms and sources of radiation for his Silver CREST award and wondered if we could help out with some radioactive gems.